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  • Star Day at a Glance | 19th August, 2017

    Hello readers! Have a quick look at the headlines on August 20, 2017. Happy reading with us!

  • Magic named Lakers' president of basketball operations

    Magic Johnson was named the president of basketball operations for the struggling Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday as one of the NBA's most storied franchises undergoes a major shakeup to the their front office.

  • Bangladesh 103 for 3 after Day-4

    Bangladesh ended the fourth day at 103 for 3 in 35 overs after an action-packed last session in the Test match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad today.

  • Trump policies cloud potential US World Cup bid

    President Donald Trump's controversial immigration policies could hurt an expected U.S. bid to host the 2026 World Cup although plenty of time remains for concerns to ease before the decision by world soccer's governing body FIFA.

  • West Ham fans offered deal to get Payet off their backs

    After selling Dimitri Payet to Olympique de Marseille for 25 million pounds ($31.2 million), West Ham United are offering fans a cut-price deal to get the French forward off their backs as well.

  • 'I'm pretty good at this'

    Venus Williams survived a rocky start to reach the second round of her 17th Australian Open on Monday, putting her 7-6 7-5 victory over Kateryna Kozlova down to hard-earned experience.

  • Perisic, Eder score late to lift Inter to victory

    Late goals by Ivan Perisic and Eder completed a superb comeback for Inter Milan as they recovered from a goal down to beat Chievo Verona 3-1 at the San Siro in Serie A on Saturday.

  • Barca remove director Gratacos after Messi remarks

    Barcelona removed Pere Gratacos as their institutional sporting relations director on Friday after he claimed that Lionel Messi "would not be as good" without his teammates.

  • Mominul, Tamim take Tigers to 154 for 3

    With only 40.2 overs possible on day one, Bangladesh reached 154 for 3 on the back of fifties from Tamim Iqbal and Mominul Haque during the first Test against New Zealand at the Basin Reserve in Wellington today.

  • Hey, you are playing Test?

    Bangladesh are yet to decide the final eleven for the opening Test against New Zealand that starts in Wellington on Thursday.

  • Nineties nothing new to Williamson

    Black Caps skipper Kane Williamson has many New Zealand batting records in his sights but most scores in the nineties would have to be one of the most unique.

  • Wijnaldum dents Man City title bid

    Georginio Wijnaldum's early header earned Liverpool a 1-0 New Year's Eve victory over Manchester City that left Pep Guardiola's men 10 points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea.

  • 'Batsmen need to get good starts'

    Bangladesh have not won a single match in their previous visits to New Zealand. So, ahead of their latest bout against the Black Caps that starts with the Boxing Day ODI at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Monday, questions were asked about whether the Tigers could end the long-standing jinx this time around.

  • Henderson delighted with Liverpool's defensive resolve

    Jordan Henderson is pleased with Liverpool's new-found defensive resilience after their castigated back-line kept clean sheets in the recent Premier League victories over Middlesbrough and local rivals Everton.

  • Tigers taste defeat in tour match

    Bangladesh national cricket team tasted defeat in their 43-over tour match against New Zealand XI when they went down by three wickets at Cobham Oval, Whangarei today.

  • Pace hopes head down under

    It will be a special moment indeed when Bangladesh's two most promising young pacers Mustafizur Rahman and Taskin Ahmed pair up in conditions such as those in New Zealand.

  • Cricketer Mushfiqur Rahim to miss Ban vs NZ second Test

    'Batting will be key'

    Bangladesh cricket has already entered a new era where the Tigers' main aim is to convert their dreams into reality. They are a team whose name is uttered with a lot of respect nowadays when it comes to limited-overs cricket.